Politics, Unemployment and Changing Perceptions
In this podcast Professor Richard Grayson of Goldsmiths, University of London, looks at the domestic impact of World War I on the U.K.
1. Unemployment and a 'land fit for heroes'. Poverty.
2. Party politics. A desire for radical reform.
3. The decline of the Liberal party, Conservative domination and the limiting social reform.
4. Foreign Policy: Dealing with the consequences of the Treaty of Versailles.
5. What was the impact of the war on the national psyche?
6. How did the war affect Britain's perception of itself?
7. The effect of the war on British and Irish relations.